Jennifer Harbury’s career as a lawyer in Texas was the prelude to her front-page fight with the U.S. intelligence community.
During the first week of April, as the Legislature considered the case for concealed weapons, Texas mourned the consequences of two gun-related tragedies in Corpus Christi: the murder of Tejano superstar Selena Quintanilla Perez and the shooting of five workers at a refinery inspection company by a disgruntled
There ought to be a law against the Texas bar exam. It’s irrelevant, illogical and just plain nutty.
To win a high-profile these days, you need to hire a jury consultant. Galveston's Robert Hirschhorn is one of the best.
Without regrets, Harris County district attorney Johnny Holmes puts more criminals on death row than any U.S. lawman.
When millionaire tennis star Martina Navratilova and her lover went to court, it was the lawyers who won.
A Dallas lawyer is urging his colleagues to put rhyme and reason back into legal writing—by using plain old English.
The highway patrol unveils a new secret weapon in its war against unrepentant speeders.
A prisoner’s efforts at legal aid for fellow inmates could right wrongs—but is it good strategy to threaten a judge?
Judges take his money. Juries buy his bull. And when clients like Pennzoil need a tiger in their tank, they hire Joe Jamail.
Justices of the peace, maligned since the days of Roy Bean, don’t operate like other judges. But if lawyers want to get ride of them, they can’t be all bad.
John Connally on trial.
A law firm of almost 200 attorneys becomes an institution with massive power and life of its own. Three such firms are in Texas, including two of the four largest in the U.S. We open them, for the first time, to the public.
A history of the Texas Rangers.